2013 Toyota Avalon offers Lexus-level luxury, ditches Camry comparisons…

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2013 Toyota Avalon Lexus-level luxury, ditches comparisons

After years of of looking like a bloated the 2013 Toyota Avalon is to welcome back younger with aggressive styling does away with its car’ reputation. In may still a power train with top Camry models, but inside the car Lexus-like luxury.

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Toyota The 2013 Toyota no longer able to be mistaken for a now features the luxury of a Lexus.

has had some trouble producing a for its regular line. With its division, the company has done but the aspirational model between the market Camry sedan and the level Lexus models has a sinkhole of mediocrity. In 1989, introduced the Lexus LS sedan, became a world beater in the segment. Most people old to remember this car can recall the it made at its introduction.

Quickly, what was the top sedan in line up that year? remember? It was pretty ugly. It had a body sporting the trunk of a car. If you said the Cressida looking it up, you should audition for . By the end of its 17 year reign, the Cressida was very badly.

In its introductory of 1995, Toyota sold 66,000 Avalons. This beat the highest water of the Cressida by over 20,000 After a turn of the century Toyota sold over of the stretched Camry sedans. in America, the Avalon had the appearance of a runaway success. Unfortunately, the car getting larger, and heavier, and boring to look at. Not even a redesign could halt the slide, with the numbers to just under 30,000 annually after 2008. The buying demographic kept older by the year too.

The 2013 Avalon aims to that retiree’s car image as as a related problem—the V6 Camry XLE the old Avalon next to pointless. The two shared mechanicals, featured the same interior materials, and the stretch of the Avalon, wasn’t as as was the lower cost of a fully Camry. The price overlap Toyota would love to is that buyers pick the Avalon and a smaller Lexus ES, than against the less Camry.

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Inside, the 2013 Avalon outpaces the Camry in pure

To accomplish this, the all new redesigned Avalon has to set itself apart the Camry in a clear fashion, to draw younger buyers to the model. The first evidence of the tells in the Avalon’s sheet From the aggressive grille up to the sculpted tail, with exhaust, and just a hint of spoiler in the trunk’s deck the Avalon looks far more and athletic than any of its past The Avalon also now comes an electronically variable suspension features a sport mode, perhaps the first time the words sport and Avalon used in the same concept.

Despite the exterior changes, the train remains shared the top shelf Camry models. is no differentiating the 268 BHP V6 engine or the shiftable six automatic transmission between the two

It is in the new interior where the Avalon diverges from the Camry. The wheelbase once again through for the Avalon in the back but it is up front where the Avalon its price difference over the The Avalon is now appointed as if it were a The leather is sumptuous and well The plastics, gauges, and buttons all exceed those found in the

With the 2013 Avalon, is hoping to relaunch its premium as a luxury model in its own right. all appearances they appear to succeeded. The new Avalon looks but not overly aggressive. It still ample power delivery and dynamics without being too edged. Finally, the interior never leave you feeling more than you should when compared to any trim of Camry. If you like Toyotas, new personal flagship awaits.

Toyota Avalon sedan I
Toyota Avalon sedan I
Toyota Avalon sedan I
Toyota Avalon sedan I

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